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2022 Breakout Candidates for Lions



A new season means a new chance to "break out" for the Detroit Lions.

Defensively, nomadic veteran Charles Harris settled in with his third team, and became a force late in the year for the Lions.


QB Jared Goff

Tabbing a signal-caller who already has two seasons with 4,600 passing yards as a breakout candidate may not be the most expected answer. 

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WR Quintez Cephus

The Wisconsin product got off to a nice start in 2021, catching 15 passes for 204 yards and two touchdowns over the season’s first five games. 

DT Alim McNeill

McNeill is coming off a strong finish to his rookie campaign in 2021. Drafted in the third round out of N.C. State, he finished with 39 tackles and two sacks.

S DeShon Elliott

Injuries have been a constant problem in the NFL career of Elliott, who signed with Detroit in the offseason after four seasons with the Ravens. 

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